CHESS PLAYER

Garry Kasparov

1963 - Today

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Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Russian: Гарри Кимович Каспаров, Russian pronunciation: [ˈɡarʲɪ ˈkʲiməvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsparəf], born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, Гарик Кимович Вайнштейн; 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, political activist and commentator. His peak rating of 2851, achieved in 1999, was the highest recorded until being surpassed by Magnus Carlsen in 2013. From 1984 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garry Kasparov has received more than 6,353,533 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Garry Kasparov is the 12th most popular chess player, the 8th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Azerbaijani Chess Player.

Garry Kasparov is most famous for being the world chess champion from 1985 to 1993.

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Among CHESS PLAYERS

Among chess players, Garry Kasparov ranks 12 out of 376Before him are José Raúl Capablanca, Mikhail Botvinnik, Emanuel Lasker, Tigran Petrosian, Max Euwe, and Anatoly Karpov. After him are François-André Danican Philidor, Viktor Korchnoi, Vasily Smyslov, Adolf Anderssen, Samuel Reshevsky, and Paul Morphy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Garry Kasparov ranks 11Before him are Michael Jordan, Jet Li, Ronald Koeman, José Mourinho, George Michael, and Viktor Orbán. After him are Till Lindemann, Mohammed VI of Morocco, Eros Ramazzotti, Sergey Bubka, Donnie Yen, and James Hetfield.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 8 out of 159Before him are Richard Sorge (1895), Heydar Aliyev (1923), Lev Landau (1908), Mstislav Rostropovich (1927), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), and Zecharia Sitchin (1920). After him are Arghun (1250), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Ivan Bagramyan (1897), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), and Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Azerbaijan

Among chess players born in Azerbaijan, Garry Kasparov ranks 1After him are Vladimir Bagirov (1936), Tatiana Zatulovskaya (1935), Teimour Radjabov (1987), Vladimir Akopian (1971), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (1985), Emil Sutovsky (1977), Vugar Gashimov (1986), Elina Danielian (1978), Ashot Nadanian (1972), Rauf Mamedov (1988), and Nidjat Mamedov (1985).

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